Pistachio Peppercorn Feta Crostini
Crumbled feta cheese mixed with cracked peppercorns, cream cheese and crunchy pistachios make a delicous topping for crisp crostini. A simple appetizer that is sure to please your party guests.
1 cup (6 ounces) crumbled feta cheese with peppercorns (or 1 cup regular feta cheese mixed with 1 teaspoon cracked peppercorns)
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup chopped pistachio nuts
1 loaf French bread (12 inches long), cut in 1/2-inch slices
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- Preheat the broiler.
- Combine cheeses and nuts; mix well. Set aside.
- Brush both sides of the bread slices with olive oil, and place the bread on the broiling rack.
- Broil the bread slices, at least 4 inches below the heating element, until lightly browned on both sides, turning once.
- Spread each slice with the cheese mixture.
Makes 24 servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.